HEXA: $1000 Sun-Chasing Robot Can Look After Your Plant

Hexa's inventor, Tianqi Sun, explained on his blog that while he initially designed the robot to be multipurpose, when he saw a withered and dead sunflower in his home, he decided to turn it into the ultimate plant caretaker. Tianqi Sun says that he was inspired by seeing a dead sunflower at an exhibition that...

How Chinese Alchemy became an Independence Day Icon

Two thousand years ago in Ancient China during the Han Dynasty, Daoist Alchemists had successfully isolated and studied Potassium Nitrate, Sulfur and Carbon from charcoal. From these ingredients the Alchemists would go on to produce gunpowder, which would form the basis of Baozhu literally “exploding bamboo” in which bamboo filled with gun powder would be thrown into a fire leading to an explosion....

TAMPA CHOIR CONDUCTOR TO BE HONORED AT THE CHICAGO FILIPINO ASIAN AMERICAN “HALL OF FAME 2019.”

Some members of the Philippine Choral Group of Tampa with Connie Chanrasmi and the founder of the group, the late Olivia Santiano.
On Saturday, November 9th at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Tampa's PHILIPPINE CHORAL GROUP conductor will be one of the recipients of "HALL OF FAME 2019" award for the preservation of the Philippine music in America at a Gala Awards Dinner & Dance as a Salute and Recognition in honor of the 2019 Chicago Filipino Asian American Hall...

#KimOhNo – Kim Kardashian Cultural Appropriation Controversy

Earlier this week, American celebrity Kim Kardashian came out with a line of shapewear clothing dubbed “Kimono Solutionwear” as a pun of her name “Kim” which includes her trade-marketing the term “Kimono” to the great dismay of the Japanese community and Japanese diaspora. Within hours the hashtag #KimOhNo began trending on social media with photos of Japanese...

Manish’s Zodiac Signs Predictions – JULY 2019

Aries ( 21 March – 19 April ) – An excellent feeling will prevail throughout this month. Connections or fortuitous meetings with people of status, importance or other cultures will feature.  A sudden windfall gain is indicated for those individuals who are involved in competitive activity or games of chance. People...

Manish’s Zodiac Signs Predictions – JUNE 2019

Aries ( 21 March – 19 April ) – This period would be bringing illumination to your life in the areas of friends, romance and personal goals. Honors could be yours or recognition for your efforts. Scales may even be drawn towards a path of dedication and spiritual or social...

Harry Potter Themed Cafe in Busan

PO TID
South Korea PO TID is the latest cafe to jump on the bandwagon. The storefront looks right out of The Sorcerer’s Stone when Harry Potter first visited Ollivander’s Wand Shop in Diagon Alley. Step into the PO TID's threshold and you’ll see the...

Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Taiwan Now Has Matcha Latte and Dessert

KFC Taiwan
Kyoto Matcha Portuguese Egg Tart NT$38 (approx. US$1.25) The fast-food chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Taiwan announced three new Japanese products, including Osaka Crisp Chicken, and a Matcha series from Kyoto. Matcha fans can't miss that. Kyoto Matcha Latte Coffee NT$75 (approx. US$2.5)

New TIFFANY & CO. Concept Store Open in HARAJUKU, TOKYO

Tiffany Cafe
In April 19, Tiffany & Co. opened a new concept store Tiffany @ Cat Street concept store in Tokyo’s Harajuku neighborhood. Unlike the upscale locales of many of its other Tiffany & Co. stores, this one is located between the youth centers of Shibuya and Harajuku, on what is known as Cat Street. The store located at...

Manish’s Zodiac Signs Predictions – MAY 2019

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Aries ( 21 March – 19 April ) – This is a time of increased psychological understanding, intimacy, and perhaps accumulation of wealth if you manage your resources well. This is an excellent time to work on financial planning and strategy. Your ability to understand and accept anything that is deep...
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